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Grateful Dead Live at Alligator Alley Gym - University of Florida on 1980-11-29

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Grateful Dead Live at Alligator Alley Gym - University of Florida on 1980-11-29

Set 1

Alabama Getaway ->
The Promised Land
New Minglewood Blues
Row Jimmy
Mama Tried ->
Mexicali Blues
Lost Sailor ->
Saint Of Circumstance ->
Don't Ease Me In

Set 2

Shakedown Street ->
Franklin's Tower
Estimated Prophet ->
He's Gone ->
Truckin' ->
Drums ->
Space ->
The Other One ->
Stella Blue ->
Good Lovin'

Casey Jones

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Alligator Alley Gym - University of Florida
Location Gainesville, FL

Source Beyer M-160's > Sony TC-D5 > CDR > DAT
Lineage Casio DA-7 > RCA Analog Outs > Edirol UA-5 > USB > WaveLab at [24/96] > iZotope Ozone 3 > CD Wave > r8brain [16/44.1] > TLH > FLAC
Taped by Jim Wise
Transferred by Bill Koucky


Crossfades applied between most first set tunes and before Truckin� for tape flip and before Space.
Slight diginoise at end of Stella Blue. Discs 2 and 3 are seamless.


Reviewer: Smerdyakov - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 11, 2015
Subject: Fantastic on so many levels!!
There are so many dimensions of sound on this recording you feel you could almost reach out and touch the person next to you.

Reviewer: ximei - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 7, 2014
Subject: This show was a balm
I regret that the Gators lost that Saturday on a crazy play in the final minutes. Bobby's shout-out before Casey Jones was a salve for those smarting from the loss. Thank you, Chris Qualmann, for closing the old Alley with this show.
Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 30, 2012
Subject: One of my favorite shows,
and a warm, sweet recording.
Reviewer: Raymac1129 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 7, 2012
Subject: My First Show
This was my first GD show and, it was on my 17th birthday to boot! It was the homecoming weekend in Gainesville at the University of Florida (Go Gators) and we won the game as I recall. My mother was in town in her RV camping over by campus and I was visting. She noticed I was a bit antsy and when I told her that this band (GD) was in town playing over at the gym she immediately handed me 20 dollars (it was like $12 to get in or something) and said, go! I sprinted across the campus to the gym getting there about 30 minutes before the show. It was magic--small gym, great crowd (not too crowded, perfect size) and tons of folks in the back dancing away with colored ribbons -- to this day not sure what that was about--acid? But it was great--and Stella Blue was a showstopper for me--I can still remember how I felt when they played that one! I love that I eventually found the show on this site.
Reviewer: Wally Gator - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 30, 2012
Subject: Of the now 5 Auds,
This one still sounds the best.
Reviewer: YossarianHunter - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 14, 2012
Subject: quit reading this & go listen already...
seriously... this is a damn fine recording, and a smokin' show on top... great presence from Brent's keys... good all around balance, & just enough crowd to put you right there... you'll find nothing else better to listen to in the next 30 minutes of aimless browsing, so just hit play already...
Reviewer: sharkmanlpn - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 16, 2011
Subject: RIPPIN
GET IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewer: pnc - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 13, 2008
Subject: Excellent recording...
of a very good show. This sounds more like a matrix; the crowd noise seems only to complement the very full sound. 5 for the recording, 4+ for the show...quality stuff. Shakedown is like disco meets the blues.
Reviewer: ccclyde - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 12, 2008
Subject: Of the three Auds
This one sounds the best.
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